Optimizing Stroke Family Caregiver Support Across the Care Continuum by Improving the Timing of Intervention Delivery


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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Participants must speak and read English and be the primary family caregiver of a person who is receiving care for their first hospitalization for an ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke and whose anticipated ultimate destination after discharge is a private residence or apartment building.
- Stroke survivors must exhibit at least minimal disability (i.e., are referred to at least one rehabilitation health care professional during acute care). They may be admitted to short or long-duration inpatient (maximum duration of 6 months) or outpatient rehabilitation or return directly home.

Exclusion Criteria

- Caregivers of terminally ill stroke survivors or of survivors discharged to complex continuing care, long-term care or assisted retirement residences.